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Ford

Issue No. 1702

Ford

WORKERS FROM Ford Dagenham were set to lobby a meeting between Ford management and union officials on Thursday of this week. Union officials were to try to convince Ford to build an alternative car at Dagenham in order to save jobs and the long term future of the plant.

"The engine plant is not safe if the PTA and Body plants close. This is a fight for all of us," says a Dagenham worker. Jobs at the Croydon, Enfield, Swansea and Southampton plants are also under threat as a knock-on effect from the end of mass car production at Dagenham. Strike action at Dagenham could bring the whole of Ford Europe grinding to a halt in hours.


Save Ford Dagenham

How do we stop the closure?

Thurs 6 July, 7.30pm

Speakers:

  • Tony Benn MP
  • Paul Foot journalist
  • Billy Bragg singer

Church Hall, Dagenham Parish Church, Exeter Road (next to Village Green)


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Sat 24 Jun 2000, 00:00 BST
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